Punch,  30 (1856), 117.

Physic for the Forces



News-Commentary, Drollery


Quackery, Medical Treatment, Human Development, War

    Responds to an advertisement for 'Dalby's Carminative' which stresses that the remedy is being supplied to Crimean troops. Noting that this remedy is given to infants by 'old women', suggests that 'some official Mrs. Gamp' must have prescribed it to the British Army.

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